The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 117: Call of Duty & Bethesda Reviews

Episode 117 of The Gaming Outsider Podcast is now available via iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn and Google Play Music. This week the crew welcomes back Johnathan Spear after our recording snafus from last week to discuss Bethesda’s new stance on early release copies of their games to the press. We also review Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and discuss other games such as Jackbox 3, Call of Duty: Jackal Assault VR and more. News this week includes Overwatch’s newest character, Nintendo’s discounted New 3DS and Mass Effect: Andromeda’s newest trailer. Grab the episode now on your podcast platform of choice or listen directly below. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 6:34) Welcome/Introduction

(6:35 – 15:56) News/Trailers

(15:57 – 28:19) “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” Review

(28:20 – 30:51) What has JON been playing? (“Skyrim Remastered”, “Battlefield One”)

(30:52 – 37:12) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Jackbox Party Pack 3”, “Pinout”)

(37:13 – 38:17) What has ZACH been playing? (“Letter Quest Remastered”, “Pumped BMX Plus”)

(38:18 – 43:26) What has JOSH been playing? (“Gears of War 4”, “Call of Duty: Jackal Assault VR”, “Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time”)

(43:27 – 1:07:06) From the Outside In Topic: “Bethessda’s decision to not provide early access review copies to reviewers”

(1:07:07– (1:10:03) Closing


Josh Faulkner

Josh is a native Ohio-an who grew up in a small town that had very little for kids to do. As a result, Josh picked up video games at a very young age. Video games played a huge part in his childhood and continued to do so in his adult life. Starting out on an Atari 2600 when he was 3 years old, gaming has sort of grown up alongside with Josh and continues to be his biggest hobby. As an IT technician by day, Josh is an aspiring gaming writer by night who founded a few websites including 16 Bit Heroes and Too Busy Gaming, while also dabbling in retro gaming YouTube videos and live streaming events.

  • Jhonathan Francioli

    So, the name of the new Overwatch character is still “Sombra” in the English Version? Interesting… For those who don’t know, Sombra means “Shadow” in portuguese.

  • Scott Clark

    That’s actually really interesting. I had no idea that was a fact. Thanks for sharing!